Formal escapes to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

February 24, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 13, students arrived at Hogwarts where they experienced magic and wizardry at this year’s winter formal. Based on the bestselling novels by J.K. Rowling, the annual Winter Formal was hosted at the Fox Theater. In comparison to homecoming and prom, the formal dance is the least attended and has even been cancelled in the past. However, this year’s dance held the record for highest formal attendance with…

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NFL Alumni take on Wounded Warriors as part of Super Bowl festivities

It’s not everyday that people can live out their dream to compete on the same field as some of the greatest athletes of all time. As part of the week leading up to the Bay Area’s own Super Bowl 50, the Wounded Warriors Amputee Football Team (WWAFT) took on a selection of NFL alumni for a flag football game at College Heights Stadium at the College of San Mateo on…

February 24, 2016
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Aragon’s Black Student Union hosts 10th annual dance competition

In what has become a tradition at Aragon, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted its 10th Annual Dance Competition on Feb. 6 in the school theater. The invited groups came from all over the Bay Area and numbered approximately 100 dancers. They performed in both competitive and noncompetitive formats in front of an audience of 150 enthusiastic, dance fans, who watched and cheered their favorites during the high energy two…

February 22, 2016
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Aragon and Hillsdale improv teams compete in 2016 Improv Olympics

February 22, 2016

With skits that ranged from dancing to interacting with the audience, the Aragon Improv Team (AIT) and Hillsdale Improv Team (HIT Squad) displayed their improvisation skills at the 2016 Improv Olympics on Friday night, Jan. 5, and Saturday night, Jan. 6. The completely extemporized event spanned two days, allowing a home advantage for each school: Friday’s show was in the Aragon theater, while Saturday’s the Hillsdale little theater. The result was…

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2016 Super Bowl plays out at Levi Stadium

“My whole family came down from Sacramento, we were all pumped, there was partying and the second they lost, my uncle got up, ran outside and just started screaming ‘NO!’ at the top of his lungs,” Aragon senior Edgar Miranda tells as he recollects his family’s Super Bowl tradition. The Super Bowl is the national championship for the National Football League (NFL) which pins the top two teams against each…

February 17, 2016
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Aragon Athletics Hall of Fame Profiles

2010 Varsity Girls Soccer Team – After finishing in fifth place in 2009, the 2010 varsity girls soccer team made an improbable and inspirational run through the CCS playoffs to capture Aragon’s first CCS Championship in the sport of soccer. The Dons went 10-1-3 to finish in second place in the league and earned a no. 4 seed in the CCS playoffs. After a 1-0 victory over St. Ignatius, Aragon…

February 6, 2016
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New Year, New You

The new year invites many new year’s resolutions. The holiday season typically brings about a lot of laughter, joy, and… a variety of unhealthy foods. By the time the new year rolls around, many have already made new year’s resolutions to become more fit for the upcoming year, thus flooding the local gyms. Many gyms offer discounts and specials to lure in new gym-goers with new fitness plans. But although…

February 6, 2016
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With four games to go, the Dons hope to pull out a playoff berth

February 6, 2016

The Aragon boys basketball team (7-13 overall, 3-5 PAL-South) are still in the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) playoff hunt, but will need to ride their current hot streak all the way through the end of the regular season in order to qualify for the tournament. In the South division, Menlo-Atherton (8-0) and Burlingame (7-1) currently sit atop the standing, virtually locked to enter the postseason. However, the fight for the…

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Wrestling Team Looking Forward to PAL Championships

The Dons fought to maintain their winning streak as they competed for a spot in the Bay Division next season at their most recent dual meet against Burlingame and Oceana High School. However, the team did not do as well as they had hoped as they suffered two losses, taking them out of the running for a spot in the Bay Division. However, the team persisted on putting up a…

February 6, 2016
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